The US airline JetBlue will make the first regular commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century next Wednesday, the Cuban authorities said on Thursday.
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Kidnapped and kept in chains for more than seven years in a jungle camp controlled by Colombia's FARC rebels, Alan Jara knows how hard it is to forgive and reconcile with the past.
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The Pentagon says 15 inmates from Guantanamo prison have been transferred to the UAE, part of President Barack Obama's plan to shut down the U.S. detention center in Cuba that has brought international condemnation for its indefinite detention of inmates without charge or trial.
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Thousands of Cubans partied all night in Havana to celebrate the 90th birthday of retired revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, a man many see as no longer in touch with the times but who remains revered for freeing Cuba from U.S. domination.
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Marking the one-year anniversary of the renewal of U.S.-Cuban diplomatic ties, the former Cold War foes said on Wednesday they were working hard on further deepening their detente this year, as the clock ticks down on the Obama administration.
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Cuba has opened a shop in Havana that could eventually operate as the island's first wholesale store for the fledgling private sector, offering products in bulk at lower prices than in expensive retail outlets.
The United States on Wednesday sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing "notorious abuses of human rights," in a move diplomats say will infuriate the nuclear-armed country.
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Vietnam Glass and Ceramics for Construction Corporation (Viglacera) and Cuban El Grupo Empresarial Industrial de la Construccion (Geicon) have officially decided to establish a joint venture producing ceramics, sanitary wares, and tiles in October.
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Dramatic video footage captures waterspouts on the coast of southern Cuba that left 38 people injured and damaged dozens of houses.
VGP – The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Cuban Embassy in Ha Noi on June 29 co-held the Cuba – Viet Nam Business Meeting aiming to help Vietnamese businesses get updated with Cuba’s economic and foreign trade information during its renovation period.
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Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Mr. Dinh La Thang received a high level delegation of Cuban Party and State leading by Member of Politburo, Vice President of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa on June 23.
Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang (R) and Vice President of the Cuban Council of State Salvador Valdes Mesa. (Photo:SGGP)
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President Tran Dai Quang has suggested Vietnam and Cuba expand economic and investment cooperation, especially in the fields of agriculture, tourism, health, education, and pharmaceuticals.
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VGP – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and State President Tran Dai Quang on June 20 welcomed Mr. Salvador Valdes Mesa, Vice President of the Council of State and Special Envoy of First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee and President of the Council of State Raul Castro Ruz, who was on a working visit to Viet Nam.
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